South Mountain Freeway Extension Construction Begins After Years Of Controversy

Published: Monday, September 19, 2016 - 4:00pm
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Supporters and planners of the long-discussed South Mountain Freeway extension are hoping the actual building of the road is much smoother than the process that led to its construction, which starts Monday night.

There have been cultural concerns from Native American communities and frustration in certain neighborhoods. Lawsuits have also been filed.

We learned about what has happened and what’s next for the freeway from Eric Anderson, transportation director for the Maricopa Association of Governments.

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